Pediatrician and Boston.com blogger Dr. Claire McCarthy answers readers’ questions about vaccines from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday....
A Boston scientist poised to launch a pioneering Alzheimer’s prevention study was awarded an $8 million grant Thursday to expand the research and further explore potential causes of cognitive decline in the mind-robbing disease....
Although no illnesses have been reported, Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of bagged salad.
Frozen food sales have been cooling off over the past few years. But healthy new entrees and quick-assembly meals make the frozen food aisle a healthy destination again.
New research suggests that women who develop pregnancy-related diabetes—known as gestational diabetes—may have a higher risk of getting heart disease decades before the average woman.
Painful sensations make restless legs syndrome sleep’s formidable enemy. A report this week finds dramatic long-term effects to this disease.
The FDA’s proposed nutrition label changes will make it easier to determine how much added sugar is in your favorite ice cream or yogurt.
The strangest and most gripping story in science over the past few weeks has been the Japanese and Boston stem-cell papers....